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ENG1065-A Travelers' Tales (Vatalaro) Fall 2020

Help with MLA Style

MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.

If you are asked to use MLA format, be sure to consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers.  This book is the reference collection on the second floor of the Library. 

  • This site from the Purdue Online Writing Lab offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. It also provides information about the writing process, internet literacy, literary analysis and criticism, English as a Second Language, and APA Style.


Merrimack College Writing Center

The Writing Center is a great resource for any student looking for help at any stage of the writing process.


The writing center is located on the 3rd floor of McQuade Library (Room 320)

You can get help in such areas as:

  • choosing topics
  • organizing writing projects
  • solving specific writing problems, from getting started to editing/proofreading
  • developing effective revision strategies
  • learning to use critical reading as a means to perceptive writing
  • developing research abilities
  • creating your individual writing style
  • managing group writing projects
  • developing Powerpoint presentations
  • developing skills in written English, if English is NOT your first language

For more information:    978-837-5170

See the Writing Center website for their current HOURS.